Bike Reviews

2012 RockShox 26er Forks

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2012 rockshox 26er forks   2012 RockShox 26er Forks

RockShox offers several 26er forks for 2012. First off is the Reba fork which drops 100g from its 2011 counterpart. With a claimed weight of 1519g, the Reba RLT gets the new sag gradients as well. Getting new graphics, Grover Blue color, and 140mm travel option is the Argyle.

Among all the forks, only the Sektor uses the new Dual Position Coil. It gets both 15mm and 20mm thru-axle options and Motion Control in the RL model. With a new dual crownn model, the Domain fork a new 20mm Maxle option and shares compression knobs with another 26er fork called Boxxer.

With 40mm diameter stanchions, the Totem fork has the largest one among all single crown forks. It has similar features to the Boxxer and another 26er fork called the Lyrik, such as the Dual Position Air option. With many options to choose from, the 2012 RockShox 26er Forks are definitely…

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2012 Specialized Camber Bikes

2012 specialized camber bikes   2012 Specialized Camber Bikes

Specialized has improved its Camber frame for 2012, especially on its high end models. It appears that the Camber has 110mm of travel out back and 120mm up front. This makes the bike ideal for trail riders who have more of a cross country background.

Featured by the new high end Cambers 29 is a 142 x 12 rear axle and tapered steer tubes. Moreover, the Camber 29 features internal cable routing for dropper posts on the carbon fiber models. Among all Specialized suspension 29ers, the Camber has the highest level of trim packages.

For riders who are looking for a bike that can do everything very well, the 2012 Specialized Camber Bikes are the ideal machines. While based on a value based platform, the Camber still offers a top performance focus.

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2012 RockShox 29er Forks- Revelation and Recon

2012 rockshox 29er forks revelation and recon   2012 RockShox 29er Forks  Revelation and Recon

Revelation and Recon are two of the new 29er forks released by RockShox for 2012. Weighing at 1806g, the Revelation fork takes pride in its 140mm of travel, 20mm Maxle Lite thru axles, and the new Motion casino online Control DNA.

More lightweight than the Revelation is the Recon fork, which weighs only 1,755g for the Gold TK Solo Air model. The Recon carries more of the higher-end features, which include the Solo Air, Turnkey lockout that comes with an alloy knob.

As compared to the plastic XC forks, the alloy knob offers better quality. The Recon fork has a forged hollow alloy crown as well. Indeed, both the 2012 RockShox 29er Forks- Revelation and Recon are constructed with topnotch qualities.

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2012 Giant XTC Composite 1 29er Bike

2012 giant xtc composite 1 29er bike   2012 Giant XTC Composite 1 29er Bike

To meet the requirements of the professional racers, Giant has released its first-ever composite 29er for 2012 called XTC Composite 1 29er. While the bike offers stability and control of a 29er, it still features finely honed handling.

Rapid and clear-cut steering is achieved by a huge MegaDrive downtube and OverDrive headtube of the frame, which is built with Giant Composite Technology. Acceleration and traction are enhanced by the asymmetrical chainstays.

An excellent XC bicycle, the 2012 Giant XTC Composite 1 29er Bike is perfect for riders who are racing. Aside from the stiff and smooth frame, other topnotch features include a lightweight set of wheels, SRAM X.7 components, and Giant Connect seatpost and stem.

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2012 Giant XTC Composite 0 29er Bike

2012 giant xtc composite 0 29er bike   2012 Giant XTC Composite 0 29er Bike

One of the two 29er models released by Giant for 2012 is the XTC Composite 0. All the details required by the serious trail rider is offered by this bike. Such details include fast acceleration and sharp handling provided by the very light full-composite frame.

While its 29-inch wheels enhance riding control and confidence, the bike also has a tapered head tube to achieve dialed steering. Moreover, asymmetrical chainstays gives ample tire clearance and a large OverDrive downtube offers stiffness.

Trail riders can enjoy much advantage with the 2012 Giant XTC Composite 0 29er Bike during racing. Speed is increased by the 100mm of silky-smooth Fox travel, grippy Avid brakes, solid shifting of SRAM’s X9/X0 2×10 group, and Giant’s topnotch wheels.

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2012 Kona Kahuna Deluxe 29er Bike

2012 kona kahuna deluxe 29er bike   2012 Kona Kahuna Deluxe 29er Bike

With a lot of refinements, the Kahuna Deluxe is one of the topnotch 29er bikes from Kona for its 2012 lineup. In order to provide the rider with speed and stability, the Kahuna Deluxe features large wheels, the 7005 aluminum 29in wheel.

Riders can be sure that they enjoy a stronger, quicker, and longer ride on the woods with the lightweight and functional components. These include RockShox Recon Gold TK Solo Air 29er that comes with 20mm thru-axle to balance durability and performance.

For riders who want to ride with incredible speed and performance on the trail, the perfect machine is the 2012 Kona Kahuna Deluxe 29er Bike. Other high-quality components of the Kahuna Deluxe are the SRAM X7 10-speed rear derailleur, WTB SpeeDisc All Mountain rims, and Avid Elixir 3 brakes.

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2012 Casati Demone Bike

2012 casati demone bike   2012 Casati Demone Bike

Coming from the pioneers of Italian exotica Casati is a new top-level bicycle for 2012 called the Casati Demone. Designed to offer maximum durability and riding comfort, its frame, which weighed in at 900g, boosts resistance and rigidity.

Introduced by the bike is a custom-made new generation Carbon Monocoque frame, which is an inventive resolution in sturdy frame shapes. The frame is made with direct steering, full internal cable routing, and a 1″1/2 offset headtube.

While it features classy aesthetics and elegance, the 2012 Casati Demone Bike is available at an incredibly affordable price. For rides who want to experience the ultimate reactivity and the best ride, the Casati Demone is the ideal bike.

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